The doctrine of the Real Presence asserts that in the Holy Eucharist, Jesus is literally and wholly present—body and blood, soul and divinity—under the appearances of bread and wine. Evangelicals and Fundamentalists often attack this doctrine as "umbilical," but the Bible is forthright in declaring it (cf. 1 Cor. 10:16–17, 11:23–29; and, most forcefully, John … Continue reading A Head spinning Catholic teaching
12 Jesus entered the temple courts and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves. 13 “It is written,” he said to them, “‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ but you are making it ‘a den … Continue reading Overturned: A Lenten Reflection
Image via Wikipedia 31 At that time some Pharisees came to Jesus and said to him, “Leave this place and go somewhere else. Herod wants to kill you.” 32 He replied, “Go tell that fox, ‘I will keep on driving out demons and healing people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I will … Continue reading Are you the Fox: A Lenten Reflection
I just spent the last thirty minutes or so reading a blog site that I use to read daily. It’s a site that a former friend of mine writes. And after spending time reading her latest post, I know remember why we are former friends. The self absorbedness of her blogs is dripping in self … Continue reading Look at thy self
Image by P.C. Is2dnt via Flickr Michigan is a funny state, in a lot of ways. The weather here can change day to day, one day be in the 70’s the next in the 30’s, we cal this spring. Our political climate is about the same, we are, for the most part a conservative people, … Continue reading Lenten Seeds
Fall has seem to hit Michigan over the past week or so, this morning on my way in to work it was 46 degrees, that's a tad bit chilly for an August morning. Well so much for global warming…. I love the cooler weather, I love to sit in my house with all the windows … Continue reading The ultimate Comfort Food
Today as I was driving in to work I was listening to one of the CD’s I have concerning the Catholic Faith. This particular CD was on the Eucharist and the true presence of Jesus in. The presenter asked the question “Do you believe that Jesus is God?” seems like a simple question really, I … Continue reading How do you know?
"Material food first changes into the one who eats it, and then, as a consequence, restores to him lost strength and increases his vitality. Spiritual food, on the other hand, changes the person who eats it into itself. Thus the effect proper to this Sacrament is the conversion of a man into Christ, so that … Continue reading If we truly believed
"It's 7:oo pm, Do you know where you child is?" I remember that being on TV when I was a kid, It was a reminder for parents that they must keep track of their child, to take care of them and to protect them. To me, at the time, I just found if sort of … Continue reading Do you know where your child is?
I went to the Doctors office today, to get my check up and refills on all the drugs he gives me. All the different things wrong with and each one a little pill can fix. Kind of a cool idea. I don’t feel good, take a pill, I’m to fat, take a pill, a little … Continue reading Doctors Visit